Originally Posted by counterveil
UPDATE: Just applied version 207 of the BIOS and it appears to help with the standby issue, but the OS is running dog slow still...kind of driving me crazy. I think I might try...
On AC just surfing net - Quiet Office
On Battery (half-full to full) - Quiet Office
On Battery (low) - Battery saving (but up the brightness by one)
On AC gaming - Game
On AC Benchmarking - High performance
WeAreNotAlone - I just figured out the rep system, which is why the thanks then. I repped you now.
In any case, I'm holding out on buying an external HDD until September, because I believe I can leach one for free. And I already have...
I too bought my laptop from Geared2Play and recieved it on Monday (with an extra stick of RAM). I heartily reccomend them. For a while I was afraid since G2P was from Brooklyn, NY and all of us have heard of Buy Rite Photo and the likes....
I'm not sure of an Asus but the Dell XPS M1210 comes to mind with it's 12" screen.
However, if you want a dedicated GPU, I assume you play games (or the likes), and really a 14" or up is definatly much better. But your choice.